Trash For Cash

Trash for Cash is a recycling program that turns items that are not normally recyclable into cash and cool stuff for our school.

Look for a collection bin at school events throughout the year, and watch for notices in the Seward Splash

Items accepted are:

General Mills Box Tops for Education

Oral care items: empty toothpaste tubes and caps, toothbrushes, floss containers, and related packaging. No flossers, please.

Personal care and beauty items: empty hair care, skin care, and cosmetics containers and packaging. Includes pump spray nozzles, lip balm tubes and other hard-to-recycle items. No aerosol cans, please.

GoGo Squeez pouches: foil snack food (applesauce) pouches. No baby food pouches, please.


Cell phones and small ink jet cartridges

You can download a 2-page Trash 4 Cash guide at

NOTE: Over the summer, the energy bar wrapper program was discontinued. We will no longer be collecting these.

If you have any questions or need to make other arrangements for your drop-off, email us at

One more thing… Do you order from Amazon? If so, have you used You can designate Seward Montessori PTA and Amazon will donate a portion of your order to Seward. Prices and services are the same, and Seward will benefit! Every little bit helps us support Seward!